Category: deciduous shrub Size:
Mature Size: 6 - 10' by 6 - 12'
Zone: To 1 Growth Rate:
Foliage: dark green
Elevation (if known): To 8,500'
Water: Prefers normal to moist, but fairly drought tolerant once established.
Soil : Good, well-drained. Sandy loam to some clay.
Sun: Prefers full.
Comments: Tough and cold hardy. Tolerates wind. Can be pruned as a small tree. Needs cross pollination to produce fruit.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Tibet, China
Known Locations: Some in gardens east of town. Needs regular water here.
Information Sources: Little Valley Wholesale Nursery 2003, Sunset Western Garden Book